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Menu Monday + Aldi Favorites {3.7.22}

At least once a month I order groceries from Aldi using Instacart. I've had such great experiences with their grocery pickup service and usually spend less than 5 minutes in the Aldi parking lot - they come right out, load up the groceries and I'm on my way! In addition to the pantry staples I… Continue reading Menu Monday + Aldi Favorites {3.7.22}

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Menu Monday + Make Ahead Suppers {2.21.22}

I have two meals to share with you today that can be prepped early in the day, making supper time a breeze! For the baked potato soup, I wrap my potatoes in foil and put them in the slow cooker on low for 8 hours. When I get home from work, all I have to… Continue reading Menu Monday + Make Ahead Suppers {2.21.22}

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A Week of Soups – 7 of our favorite soup recipes!

We are soup people! I make sure to have soup, stew or chili on the menu at least once a week during cold weather. There's just something so comforting about a bowl of soup! My husband is an even bigger soup fan than I am, and he inspired this blog post. Recently while enjoying a… Continue reading A Week of Soups – 7 of our favorite soup recipes!

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Chicken Noodle Soup: Picky Eater Approved

This is a super easy recipe - it's basically chicken broth, cooked chicken, egg noodles and some seasonings. The instructions (based on how I make it) are below, but it is not an exact recipe. You can add more or use less of anything to make it suit your preference. The thing that makes this… Continue reading Chicken Noodle Soup: Picky Eater Approved

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Menu Monday + An Easy Lunch {1.3.22}

I'm kicking off the first Monday of 2022 with a regular old Menu Monday post, because one thing that's always the same no matter the year is people's need to eat! Here is a full week's worth of meal ideas that I hope will inspire you! You'll see that on New Year's Day I served,… Continue reading Menu Monday + An Easy Lunch {1.3.22}

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Menu Monday + Christmas Week Eats {12.20.21}

It's Christmas week! I'm so excited for all the fun things we have planned, including the delicious food we're going to eat! Because I'm working a couple days this week, I kept our regular meals really simple to give me time to prep ahead for the holiday meals. My family will be here on Tuesday… Continue reading Menu Monday + Christmas Week Eats {12.20.21}

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Menu Monday + Inexpensive Meals {11.29.21}

This time of year I like to plan at least a couple meals into my menu that are super simple. This means they are inexpensive and they are easy. It helps my budget when I balance out the cost of holiday shopping and entertaining with meals like spaghetti and tacos. Simple meals can still be… Continue reading Menu Monday + Inexpensive Meals {11.29.21}

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Thanksgiving Menu 2021: Sides and Charcuterie!

My mom is hosting Thanksgiving this year and that makes everyone happy! She's been diligently planning and working ahead, and several weeks ago we all decided what dishes my sister and I would bring to the meal. Here's what I'm bringing: Cranberry Sauce - I'm making a new recipe from Southern LivingGreen Bean Casserole -… Continue reading Thanksgiving Menu 2021: Sides and Charcuterie!

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Menu Monday + Saving Money on Groceries {11.1.21}

Happy Monday! One thing I think we can all agree on is the rising price of food. Grocery prices are climbing and supply is shrinking. However, there's no need to panic. There are plenty of ways to save money on groceries! I'm making an effort to cut costs in this area, especially with the extra… Continue reading Menu Monday + Saving Money on Groceries {11.1.21}